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Great waves

Lovely beaches, with both great waves and lifeguards. Restaurants and bars dotted across the beach... read more

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Just beaitufil

Visited a few times with my partner while on holiday in Praia da rocha Lovely beach with beautiful... read more

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Rebecca S
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Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely beaches, with both great waves and lifeguards. Restaurants and bars dotted across the beach and the water was divine in September!

Thank GavinLynam
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited a few times with my partner while on holiday in Praia da rocha Lovely beach with beautiful rock formations. Had a lovely relaxing stroll along the beach while dipping our toes in the lovely cool water

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were in a family of 4 with a 3 year old baby and a teenager. The stairs down to the beach make is easy to access and we had no problem reaching it with the small child. We visited mid September which is probably...More

Thank Alicia D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been here many times . Absolutley gorgeous . Selfishly i would prefer if nobody else found this beach.!

Thank jabcallands
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of those little beaches on the heart of the 3 mile sand strip between Portimão and Ria de Alvor. Its natural beauty and rocky passages alongside emerald green waters are a must for any visitor. Magnificent spot!

Thank Sá G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a beautiful beach lots of lovely coves to explore as beautiful as it looks in pictures kids will love to explore. Very peaceful and not over crowded.

Thank galeed1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend atleast a week here . It’s mesmerized a and divine . The sound of the waves and chirping of birds is an added bliss . Would love to visit this place again especially during spring . Njoy

Thank p2veen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach was right outside our hotel, the Pestana Dom Jaoa II and it was a wonderful treat. We intended to see the caves so we got up early, walked east and were able to see so much with the low tides allowing us to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this area for 4 months and loved it. In this time, we had 5 storms and watched the landscape change considerably. The two things that didn't change were the beauty of the area and the friendliness of the people. Praia dos Tres...More

Thank Newbridgers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice to be able to walk around the golden cliffs and put your feet into the water.There are a few restaurants in the area

Thank stevelDurban
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Response from Halifaxvoyager | Reviewed this property |
Hope you liked the beach. Missed your second question until now. We like right in front of Canico.
22 June 2017|
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Response from Maria B | Reviewed this property |
Gorgeous beach! My favorite! It is sandy and intimate beach. Beware to come early before the rising water.